Watkins Glen International
August 14, 2005


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 22

SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO AT THE GLEN

WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

 

Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Aug. 14, 2005

2.45 Mile Paved Road Course

220.5 M – 90 L Purse: $4,625,176

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           1          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                                 92                    190           *    10         $269,006      Running

 2         39            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Chevrolet                                             92                    175           *      5           151,345      Running

 3         41          36            Boris Said                    CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet                               92                    165                               116,460      Running

 4         25          40            Scott Pruett                 Coors Light Dodge                                              92                    160                               129,858      Running

 5           2          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                                92                    160           *      5           136,596      Running

 6           4            2            Rusty Wallace             SIRIUS/Miller Lite Dodge                                      92                    150                               115,923      Running

 7           6            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                         92                    146                                 94,960      Running

 8         22          25            Brian Vickers              ditech.com/GMAC Financial Chevrolet                92                    142                                 93,060      Running

 9         17          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                           92                    138                                 99,638      Running

10        16            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                          92                    134                               117,948      Running

11          8          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                92                    130                                 97,325      Running

12        12          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                         92                    127                               105,641      Running

13        11          42            Jamie McMurray          Home123/Havoline Dodge                                   92                    124                                 76,675      Running

14        14          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                                92                    126           *      5           111,121      Running

15        13          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                                92                    118                               109,331      Running

16        26          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford                           92                    115                                 92,589      Running

17        21            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                92                    112                                 96,630      Running

18        15          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                   92                    109                               108,471      Running

19        10          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                               92                    106                                 78,280      Running

20        29          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge                          92                    103                                 81,993      Running

21        34          22            Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                                 92                    100                                 85,618      Running

22          9          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                             92                      97                                 97,298      Running

23        24          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                      92                      94                                 83,428      Running

24        32          43            Jeff Green                   Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                           92                      91                                 91,496      Running

25        37          32            Ron Fellows                Tide Chevrolet                                                     92                      88                                 72,272      Running

26        27            0            Mike Bliss                    Net Zero/Best Buy Chevrolet                              92                      85                                 62,065      Running

27        42            1            Paul Menard                Kraft/Ritz Chevrolet                                             92                      82                                 58,755      Running

28        38          37            Anthony Lazzaro        Tequila Patron Dodge                                          92                      79                                 61,595      Running

29        40          92            Johnny Miller               Oak Glove Co. Chevrolet                                     92                      76                                 58,375      Running

30          7          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                         92                      78           *      5           103,266      Running

31        31          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline Chevrolet                                             92                      70                                 69,615      Running

32        28          49            Ken Schrader              Schwan’s Home Service Dodge                         92                      67                                 60,425      Running

33        20            5    #      Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                             92                      64                                 68,225      Running

34        30          07            Dave Blaney                Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet                                       92                      61                                 65,640      Running

35        43          50            Jorge Geoters             CU National/Red Cactus Salsa Dodge                 91                      63           *      5             57,500      Running

36        23          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                             86                      55                                 91,900      Engine

37        35          11            Terry Labonte             FedEx Kinko’s Chevrolet                                     86                      52                                 57,200      Running

38          3          16            Greg Biffle                   Subway/National Guard Ford                             84                      49                                 75,050      Running

39          5          97            Kurt Busch                  Sharpie Ford                                                       80                      46                               109,350      Accident

40        33          77    #      Travis Kvapil               Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                    76                      43                                 64,775      Running

41        19          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet                                71                      45           *      5             83,839      Accident

42        36            4            P.J. Jones                    Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                             41                      37                                 56,505      Accident

43        18          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                                31                      34                                 83,058      Accident

# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender.   * Includes race leader/most laps led bonus.

Failed to qualify: (3) Scott Pruett #39; Chris Cook #87; Tom Hubert #27.

Race comments: Before an estimated crowd of 85,000, Tony Stewart won the SIRIUS Satellite Radio at The Glen, posting his 24th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #38 Elliott Sadler (engine change); #40 Scott Pruett (driver change).

 

TIME OF RACE: 2 hours, 35 minutes, 48 seconds                        AVERAGE SPEED: 86.804 mph                         MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.927 seconds

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Qualifying was rained out.

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD:  Brian Vickers, ditech.com/GMAC Financial Chevrolet

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet (Also won $10,000 MBNA Bonus for winning race.)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Robby Gordon, Jim Beam Chevrolet

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet ($10,000)

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kyle Busch, Kellogg’s Chevrolet

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Boris Said, CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet (83 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS:  7 cautions for 14 laps. 12 (Car #4-Off Course, Turn 4); 26-27 (Car #88-Accident, Turn 3); 33-34 (Car #31-Accident, Turn 2); 43-44 (Car #4-Accident, Turn 1); 61-62 (Car #16-Stalled); 73-75 (Car #15-Accident, Turn 4); 89-90 (Car #50 & 97-Spin, Turn 5).

LAP LEADERS:  9 lead changes among 7 drivers. Tony Stewart 1-21, Jimmie Johnson 22, Jeff Gordon 23-24, Robby Gordon 25-26, Michael Waltrip 27, Stewart 28-55, Johnson 56, Jorge Goeters 57, Ryan Newman 58, Stewart 59-92.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS  (Wins)

 1 –Tony Stewart                           3113      (5)

 2 –Jimmie Johnson                      3008      (2)

 3 –Greg Biffle                               2861      (5)

 4 –Rusty Wallace                          2855      (0)

 5 –Mark Martin                              2782      (0)

 6 –Kurt Busch                               2692      (2)

 7 –Jeremy Mayfield                      2684      (0)

 8 –Ryan Newman                         2646      (0)

 9 –Jamie McMurray                      2599      (0)

10–Carl Edwards                            2593      (2)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         164      12

Ford                                 147        9

Dodge                              107        1

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          4

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          4

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          4

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Busch                                      264

Travis Kvapil                                   212

Stanton Barrett                                  59

Mike Garvey                                      33

Eric McClure                                     25

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                   5

Jeff Gordon                                        2

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Elliott Sadler                                     2

Kyle Busch                                         1

Kevin Harvick                                     1

Dale Jarrett                                        1

Jimmie Johnson                                1

Jamie McMurray                                1

Scott Riggs                                        1

Tony Stewart                                     1

Brian Vickers                                      1

Michael Waltrip                                 1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          8

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Michael Waltrip             (#15)          6

Ryan Newman               (#12)          5

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          3

 

USG IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)          4

Kyle Busch                     (#  5)          2

Bobby Labonte              (#18)          2

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)        18

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          8

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          8

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Cronquist               (#20)        149

Hendrick                         (#48)        128

Roush Yates                   (#97)        100

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          6

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          4

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 22
Unofficial Race Results for the Sirius Satellite Radio at the Glen - Sunday, August 14, 2005
Watkins Glen International - Watkins Glen, N.Y. - 2.45 Mile Road Course
Total Race Length - 92 Laps - 225.400 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, August 14, 2005 @ 05:11 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 1 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 92 190 10 $269,006 Running 3 83
2 39 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Chevrolet 92 175 5 $151,345 Running 1 2
3 41 36 Boris Said CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet 92 165 $116,460 Running
4 25 40 Scott Pruett Coors Light Dodge 92 160 $129,858 Running
5 2 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 92 160 5 $136,596 Running 2 2
6 4 2 Rusty Wallace Sirius/Miller Lite Dodge 92 150 $115,923 Running
7 6 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 92 146 $94,960 Running
8 22 25 Brian Vickers ditech.com/GMAC Finaincial Chevrolet 92 142 $83,060 Running
9 17 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 92 138 $99,638 Running
10 16 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 92 134 $117,948 Running
11 8 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 92 130 $97,325 Running
12 12 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 92 127 $105,641 Running
13 11 42 Jamie McMurray Home123/Havoline Dodge 92 124 $76,675 Running
14 14 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 92 126 5 $111,121 Running 1 2
15 13 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 92 118 $109,331 Running
16 26 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 92 115 $92,589 Running
17 21 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 92 112 $96,630 Running
18 15 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 92 109 $108,471 Running
19 10 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 92 106 $78,280 Running
20 29 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge 92 103 $81,993 Running
21 34 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 92 100 $85,618 Running
22 9 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 92 97 $97,298 Running
23 24 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 92 94 $83,428 Running
24 32 43 Jeff Green Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 92 91 $91,496 Running
25 37 32 Ron Fellows Tide Chevrolet 92 88 $72,272 Running
26 27 0 Mike Bliss Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet 92 85 $62,065 Running
27 42 1 Paul Menard Kraft/Ritz Chevrolet 92 82 $58,755 Running
28 38 37 Anthony Lazzaro Tequila Patron Dodge 92 79 $61,595 Running
29 40 92 Johnny Miller Oak Glove Co. Chevrolet 92 76 $58,375 Running
30 7 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 92 78 5 $103,266 Running 1 1
31 31 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline Chevrolet 92 70 $69,615 Running
32 28 49 Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service Dodge 92 67 $60,425 Running
33 20 5 Kyle Busch # Kellogg's Chevrolet 92 64 $68,225 Running
34 30 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 92 61 $65,640 Running
35 43 50 Jorge Geoters CU National/Red Cactus Salsa Dodge 91 63 5 $57,500 Running 1 1
36 23 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 86 55 $91,900 Engine
37 35 11 Terry Labonte FedEx Kinko's Chevrolet 86 52 $57,200 Running
38 3 16 Greg Biffle Subway/National Guard Ford 84 49 $75,050 Running
39 5 97 Kurt Busch Sharpie Ford 80 46 $109,350 Accident
40 33 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 76 43 $64,775 Running
41 19 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 71 45 5 $83,839 Accident 1 1
42 36 4 P.J. Jones Lucas Oil Chevrolet 41 37 $56,505 Accident
43 18 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 31 34 $83,058 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 85,000, Tony Stewart won the Sirius Satellite Radio at the Glen, posting his 24th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #38 Sadler (engine change); #40 Pruett (driver change).
Failed to Qualify (3) Scott Pruett, #39; Chris Cook, #87; Tom Hubert, #27.
Time of Race 2 hours, 35 minutes, 48 seconds Average Speed 86.804 mph Margin of Victory 1.927 Seconds
Caution Flags 7 for 14 laps: Laps 12-12 (#4 off-course turn 4); 26-27 (#88 accident turn 3); 33-34 (#31 accident turn 2); 43-44 (#4 accident turn 1); 61-62 (#16 stalled on track); 73-75 (#15 accident turn 4); 89-90 (#50,97 spun turn 5).
Lead Changes 9 among 7 drivers: T. Stewart 1-21; J. Johnson 22; J. Gordon 23-24; R. Gordon 25-26; M. Waltrip 27; T. Stewart 28-55; J. Johnson 56; J. Geoters 57; R. Newman 58; T. Stewart 59-92.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) T. Stewart 3,113; (2) J. Johnson 3,008; (3) G. Biffle 2,861; (4) R. Wallace 2,855; (5) M. Martin 2,782; (6) K. Busch 2,692; (7) J. Mayfield 2,684; (8) R. Newman 2,646; (9) J. McMurray 2,599; (10) C. Edwards 2,593.
Top 5 Rookie Points (1) Kyle Busch 264; (2) Travis Kvapil 212; (3) Stanton Barrett 59; (4) Mike Garvey 33; (5) Eric McClure 25.
Bud Pole Award None
NEXTEL Leader Bonus Tony Stewart
Commit to Win Award Tony Stewart
WIX Lap-Leader Award Tony Stewart, #20 (83 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award Tony Stewart, #20 (121.326 mph, Lap 77)
MBNA Mid-Race Leader Award Tony Stewart
Mobil Oil Command Performance Driver of the Race Robby Gordon
EA Sports Move of the Race Award Tony Stewart
USG Improving the Finish Award Boris Said, #36 (38 Places)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Award Tony Stewart
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Kyle Busch #



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